Shearman & Sterling Blog

News and views, thoughts and discussion points

5 Reasons Why Theology Students Make Good Lawyers

17th December 2018

I studied an undergraduate degree in Theology before starting my training contract at Shearman & Sterling. Like many Theology students, I wasn’t sure how relevant my degree would be to a career in commercial law. Having now started my training contract, I realise my Theology degree prepared me well for the application process and for […]

Read More

A Guide to Legal Project Management – Whiteboard Wednesday

17th December 2018

TRANSCRIPT: A GUIDE TO LEGAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT (LPM) Well, hello, everyone. Welcome to another Whiteboard Wednesday. My name’s Anthony Widdop, I’m the Global Head of Legal Project Management here at Shearman & Sterling. Well, today we’re going to talk about an introduction to legal project management. So what is LPM? LPM is a set of […]

Read More

Why Trainee Solicitors Need to be Resilient

16th November 2018

What is resilience? Resilience is the ability to face failures and setbacks without allowing them to dominate your life. In relation to wellbeing, resilience is a way of being able to handle stressful situations without them impacting your mental and physical health. When people think about resilience, there are often some misconceptions. For example, resilient […]

Read More

Register now for news & updates

I agree to my personal data being collected (View Privacy Policy)
I agree to being contacted by email